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  1. After MOT need to improve braking

    Africa Twin
    My RD07A passed its MOT yesterday but the tester asked how the brakes were when riding. It passed on the rollkng road but maybe after all those Alpine hairpins it deserves some TLC :) So I was thinking braided lines and a full fluid change. What lines have peeps used? Ta chucks :) John
  2. Alpine Pass Bucket List

    Great Roads/Routes
    I may be going to have a couple of days in the Alps in September, on my way back from Croatia. I'm definitely considering taking in the Stelvio, as I've never done it. But I know there are a million brilliant roads in the Alps, so what are the other tarmac coated passes I shouldn't miss out on...
  3. any Scottish alpine walkers/climbers on here......

    hi is there anyone in the Aberdeen area who knows a thing or two about alpine walking and climbing? reason i ask is i am wanting some second hand boots off ebay and its hard to tell the condition in the photos, so seeing if anyone round there could have a look for me and report back? any help...
  4. Hold on tight , No brakes !

    I would never EVER do this. Too many variables in the lack of safety department ? :) Alpine Coaster Ride - No Brakes
  5. Stella Alpine Rally 2011

    Hi All Anyone considering doing the Stella Alpine Rally next year? I have just found this out YouTube - Tiger1050 Stella final bit of Ascent 9 - 10th july 2011 from what I gather. Looks like fun and some great views Sorry just found this thread and sort...
  6. Stella Alpine Rally

    Wanted information!!!! my mate talking me in to the stella alpine rally. Which would be my best bike to take down if i go. Do i take the trusty varadero which will cover continents effortlessly? But i hear the entry and trails are deeply rutted,so would it be better to get the ferry from...
  7. Problems With Moto Safe Alpine Ear Plugs

    Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    I purchased a new set of ear plugs via a link on this site. They are like a very small mushroom in shape with interchangeable filters and a special tube to fit them. As they arrived just in time for planned run out to Aberystwyth I was eager try them out so followed all the instructions to fit...
  8. Alpine Star Tech 6

    Anybody got em. I've been offerd a nearly new pair going cheap(no budgie jokes please) What are they like as an everyday boot? Warm? Waterproof? Comfy? Answers on a postcard please.
  9. Order placed for discounted Alpine MotoSafe earplugs

    A chance to get Official XRV.ORG Recommended [tm] earplugs at 33% off :D This is copied from here as it occurred to me that I wouldn't get much attention from people who want a deal on earplugs by burying the post at the end of a thread about helmets :oops: Sound advice (no pun intended)...